Chefs to Watch 2016: Katy Millard, Coquine, Portland, Ore.

Liz Grossman

Being embarrassed by her parents at one of the finest restaurants in Paris actually ended up being a good thing for Katy Millard. It was 2002 when the Michigan State grad—who had more interest in cooking than in her new hospitality business degree—met her family at Guy Savoy while backpacking through Europe. “My stepmother told the waiter I was looking for a job,” recalls Millard. “He...